The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.87% 0.32% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 1.39% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.28% 23.15% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 57
Average daily rate £360 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Swindon region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) JPA
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Sencha
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 4 (50.00%) Sencha Touch
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) JPA
1 4 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 4 (50.00%) Sencha Touch
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (12.50%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sencha
2 1 (12.50%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle